Genus Desulfomonile

Name: Desulfomonile De Weerd et al. 1991

Category: Genus

Proposed as: gen. nov.

Etymology: L. abl. prep. de, from; L. neut. n. sulfur, sulfur; N.L. pref. desulfo-, desulfuricating (prefix used to characterize a dissimilatory sulfate-reducing procaryote); L. neut. n. monile, a necklace, a collar; N.L. neut. n. Desulfomonile, a “collared” sulfate-reducer

Type species: Desulfomonile tiedjei De Weerd et al. 1991

Effective publication: DeWeerd KA, Mandelco L, Tanner RS, Woese CR, Suflita JM. Desulfomonile tiedjei gen. nov. and sp. nov., a novel anaerobic, dehalogenating, sulfate-reducing bacterium. Arch. Microbiol. 1990; 154:23-30.

IJSEM list: Anonymous. Validation list no. 36. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1991; 41:178-179.

Nomenclatural status: validly published

Taxonomic status: correct name

Subdivision:

Number of child taxa with a validly published and correct name: 2
Number of child taxa with a validly published name, including synonyms: 2
Total number of child taxa: 2

Parent taxon: Syntrophaceae Kuever et al. 2006

Assigned by: Kuever J, Rainey FA, Widdel F. Family II. Syntrophaceae fam. nov. In: Brenner DJ, Krieg NR, Staley JT, Garrity GM (eds), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 2 (The Proteobacteria), part C (The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria), Springer, New York, 2005, p. 1033.

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